The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded reaccreditation to four of Lima Memorials’ laboratories, based on results of CAP’s recent on-site inspection. The facility’s medical director, Rafael Nivar, MD, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided.
Colon and rectal cancer is highly preventable and curable, if caught in its early stages. Several screening tests have been created to help physicians diagnose colon cancer and treat patients. Colon cancer screening is offered in various forms. The most reliable screening tool for early detection is a colonoscopy.
Stroke is a very serious condition that is especially debilitating in young individuals. Many of these are silent and not attributable to a particular cause. These are termed as ‘Cryptogenic Strokes.’ Approximately 200,000 of these cryptogenic strokes occur annually here in the United States.